An engineer for the Western Maryland takes a moment during a station stop at Frostburg to talk with a woman with a dog.
A westbound Grain Train rolls down the Capital Subdivision, on the three mile straightaway (between Branchville and Alexandria Jct.) on a beautiful fall Saturday morning in 1997. Photographed fro... (more)
Freight heads to Pittsburgh! Or as close to Pittsburgh as the Western Maryland can get before handing off to another line. This peaceful rural scene belies the magnitude of the grade ahead... (more)
Fireball Freight at Brush Tunnel. God-beams penetrate the veil of soot and steam as Western Maryland's hefty Consolidation #729 emerges from the west portal of the Brush Tunnel with a coal ... (more)
Good morning Cumberland! A Western Maryland helper locomotive and crew enjoys the warm, sunrise light as they make their way along the C&O canal basin toward the depot in downtown Cumberlan... (more)
WM #729 brings a caboose past the old C&O Canal basin towards Cumberland Station in preparation for a day of pusher service. Part of a Lerro Productions charter. This line is rarely photographed... (more)
After meeting a westbound, K533 pulls out of the siding at East Singerly, passing the B&O CPL guarding the interlocking.
The Packard, a classic! Waiting out the passing of a freight, at this unsignaled crossing, as it pounds up the hill.
NOTE: to create a more "period" appearance, white stripes on the p... (more)
WM 729 brings a freight around the bend at Helmstetter's Curve. (WM #734 as WM #729 during a Lerro Productions photo charter - former LS&I #18/#34,)
High ball at Brush Tunnel. You can hear it coming for at least a solid minute before it arrives. The tunnel conducts the sound of its approach even before it enters the the east portal. I... (more)
Stop, look and listen! A family takes pause to admire Western Maryland's large 2-8-0 return light from an excursion to Frostburg, MD.
When "I think I can" won't cut it - add a pusher! WM #729 is employed in pusher service to assist a movement up the mountains and into Frostburg, MD.
WM #734 brings yet another train up the mountain and on towards Frostburg on a beautiful sunny afternoon in October.
729 pulls its train bound for Frostburg past Helmstetter's Farm.
729 charges up the mountain toward the town of Frostburg.